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Gunshot at Western Park leaves female in critical condition, suspect wanted

A gunshot at Western Park in Parker left a female victim in critical condition and a suspect is wanted by Colorado River Indian Tribes Police Department. On Sunday at approximately 8:24 pm, CRIT Police and Parker Police were dispatched to Western Park on Desert Avenue in reference to shots fired. As officers arrived on scene they found a female victim …

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Free pizza, festival and ribbon cutting this weekend at Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut in Parker is having a 3-day grand re-opening event this weekend that involves fun for the whole family, including ‘Carnival Day’ on Saturday. The restaurant has been remodeled in recent weeks and the company is keen to celebrate, and to share the love with the public in Parker with free pizza, performances and more. Things get started on …

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Off-road racing returns to Parker February 24th

The second big off-road race of 2024 is coming up on Saturday, February 24th with related events slated from Wednesday of that week. The Parker Dam 500 is organized by Legacy Racing and will be preceded by qualifying races, pre-runs and a Downtown Experience on Arizona Avenue in Parker. The fact that there are two races in Parker this winter …

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Dr. Braunstein remembered by La Paz Regional Hospital, patients

From La Paz Regional Hospital: In Loving Memory of Dr. Braunstein It is with profound sorrow that we share the news of the passing of our dear friend and esteemed colleague, Dr. Braunstein. Dr. Braunstein’s legacy will forever resonate in the halls where healing took place, in the lives he touched, and in the countless memories shared with patients and …

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Former judge Charlene Shontz-Weis dies, memorial Saturday

Charlene Shontz-Weis, age 78 of Parker, passed away on January 2nd surrounded by her family. She was born on October 24th, 1945. Charlene will be remembered as a thoughtful, generous, kind, sassy, and amazing individual, as well as a beloved Parker icon. Charlene is survived by her daughter, Julie Weis, and son, Joe C. Weis II. She is also survived …

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It’s race week in Parker!

This week, off-road racing returns in Parker, Arizona with an all-new version of a classic race: the Parker 400. This year, the race is in new hands, those of Josh and Matt Martelli, best known as founders of Mad Media and promoters of the Mint 400 in Las Vegas. The Martellis are coming into Parker on the friendliest terms possible, …

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Santa visits Keys II before Lighted Boat Parade

Santa made a surprise visit to the Keys II neighborhood beach along the Parker Strip Saturday, just before getting on a pontoon boat prepared by Karen Ward, Dave ‘River Dad’ Judy, Carol Judy and family, and joining the annual Lighted Boat Parade which started just after dark. The parade included a good number of illuminated boats, setting the holiday mood …

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